Crassostrea transitoria Hupé 1854 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea transitoria

Synonym: Ostrea maxima Hupé 1854

Belongs to Crassostrea according to M. Griffin and S. N. Nielsen 2008

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea alabamiensis, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, Crassostrea columbiensis, Crassostrea contracta, Crassostrea corteziensis, Crassostrea cucullaris, Crassostrea cuebana, Crassostrea cyathula, Crassostrea cymaeformis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea gryphoides, Crassostrea hatcheri, Crassostrea kawauchidensis, Crassostrea patagonica, Crassostrea raincourti, Crassostrea rhizophorae, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Crassostrea transitoria in the database

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